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Casco Viejo

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Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
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Address: Plaza Nueva, 10. 2 Izda., 48005 Bilbao, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 944 15 16 33
09:00 - 13:30
15:30 - 19:30
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15:30 - 19:30

An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets,...

An old, pleasant neighborhood best known for its open-air food markets, where shoppers can buy some of the freshest and best-tasting fruit and vegetables in Europe.

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Ideal for gastronomy

Casco Viejo in Bilbao is an ideal location to wander the streets and try different cafes and restaurants. The thing I like about the Old Town is the fact that you can always find... read more

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Casco Viejo in Bilbao is an ideal location to wander the streets and try different cafes and restaurants. The thing I like about the Old Town is the fact that you can always find a restaurant that fit with your taste as they do not focus on Basque culture or pintxos only. The other attractive fact is this is the... More 

Thank Flyngdtchmn
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The old art of town is a lovely with many small and narrow streets loaded with stores, restaurants and bars. The area spews old world character and is great for just meandering and soaking up the atmosphere.

Thank GeorgeO1
Nis, Serbia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My hostel was in the old town, so I was there for my stay. Very pleasant area, with small, narrow streets, interesting shops. Really good for an evening walk, just aimlessly to walk around.

1 Thank Bob R
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Casco viejo, full of charming streets and bars. Most of the buildings are so well maintained and have a beautiful 14th century architecture.

1 Thank Liliana E
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of options for eating and a lovely area to just stroll around. It was very quiet when we visited as it was Easter and everyone seems to leave the city and head for the coast. Lovely though. Very laid back and relaxing to wander around and take it all in.

Thank champkis
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Outside the old town in Bilbao, it's a nice enough city, but kind of business like and quite dull really. The old town is the beating heart of the city - really narrow, winding streets, and OH that food - it's everywhere. Always interesting

Thank Paul M
Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its a place to take some snaks or proper food! people is nice, and it really shows the old city! its a must!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend here couple of hours enjoying nice wine and tapas and walk around the area, is really nice! Not far from markets and the river, all accessible waking.

Thank Daniel E
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lose yourself in the old town with surprises around every corner. Then take a break get a beer and some pintxos.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely atmospheric part of Bilbao. Easy to walk around and full of character. Fabulous and worth seeing.

Thank Celia D

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